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Coming of Dr. Marco Filice, from Institute of Catalysis and Petroleochemistry (CSIC) of Madrid, Spain, to the UNESP of Araraquara

Grant number: 12/20326-5
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: February 01, 2013 - March 05, 2013
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Food Science and Technology - Food Technology
Principal researcher:Rubens Monti
Grantee:Rubens Monti
Visiting researcher: Marco Filice
Visiting researcher institution: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Spain
Home Institution: Instituto de Química (IQ). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araraquara. Araraquara , SP, Brazil


Dr. Marco Filice is a young researcher, member of the Spanish group led by Dr. José Manuel Guisán, a global benchmark in the field of enzyme immobilization. With his coming, Marco will participate in projects of enzyme immobilization that are being developed in the Laboratory of Enzymology of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UNESP - Araraquara), as the enzymatic hydrolysis of whey proteins with proteolytic enzymes immobilized aimed at the producing bioactive peptides, and multipoint covalent immobilization of the enzymes alcalase, naringinase, invertase, lipase and laccase. Additionally, it will be offered a subject in Post-graduation programs in Biotechnology (IQ) and Food and Nutrition (FCFAr), and lectures at UNESP Rio Claro and UFSCar. Complementing the participation in these activities, the visitor will also participate in board of examiners of the doctoral thesis defense of a post-graduate student who held a sandwich period in the Spanish laboratory. (AU)

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